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2008-08-17 18:00:23

By LARRY O'DELL By Larry O'Dell The Associated Press RICHMOND The judge who presided over the trial of sniper John Muhammad was appointed to the Virginia Supreme Court by Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Friday. The Democrat selected Virginia Court of Appeals Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr.

2005-08-25 22:28:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland judge on Thursday gave corrections officials authority to forcibly administer food and water to convicted Washington-area sniper John Muhammad who has refused to eat since he was transferred from a Virginia prison four days ago.

2005-08-25 22:27:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland judge on Thursday gave corrections officials authority to forcibly administer food and water to convicted Washington-area sniper John Muhammad who has refused to eat since he was transferred from a Virginia prison four days ago.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.